Biography

ADAM C. SOLANDER is an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, DC, office of Epstein Becker Green.

Mr. Solander:

  • Represents clients with respect to health regulatory compliance issues and health policy
  • Advises health care clients on issues concerning ERISA preemption, obligations of plan fiduciaries and breach of fiduciary duties, prohibited transactions, and denial of benefits
  • Interprets and provides counsel on issues related to managed care laws and self-funded plans.

Mr. Solander is a Certified CSF Practitioner, a designation given by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), an organization that provides training to develop and maintain effective security programs for health care and life sciences companies that comply with security laws, regulations, and standards, including HITECH, HIPAA, PCI, JCAHO, CMS, ISO, NIST, and various other federal, state, and business requirements.

Mr. Solander received a 2014 Burton Award for Legal Writing for coauthoring the article "For Employers with High Turnover and Large Numbers of Seasonal Workers, the ACA Creates Unique Compliance Issues," which was published in Bloomberg BNA's Daily Labor Report on July 10, 2013. The award, which is given in association with the Library of Congress, was presented to only 30 authors from entries submitted by the nation's 1,000 largest law firms. The winners were selected by a distinguished panel of judges and law school professors from Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, and Stanford Law School.

Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Solander served as Health Policy Counsel at the ERISA Industry Committee in Washington, DC, where he counseled Fortune 500 companies on health care legislation, including PPACA, the HITECH Act, ERISA, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act; analyzed federal and state rulemakings and their potential impact on companies; prepared and submitted comment letters and position statements to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the U.S. Department of Labor; and led committee meetings examining the impact of health care legislation on employee health benefits and related employer obligations.

Mr. Solander also has experience advocating on behalf of health care trade associations and disease-specific patient advocacy groups, to the Congressional and Executive branches.

While attending law school, Mr. Solander was a case note editor of the Penn State International Law Review and served as an extern on Senator Kennedy's HELP Committee health staff.

Education

  • Penn State Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • West Virginia University (M.A., 2004)
  • West Virginia University (B.S., 2002)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia (inactive)

Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association

Languages

  • Swedish